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21757 30.9 - Catherine T's Task: Construction Wonders

Read two books, one from each of the following options. One of the books must be new to you, the other a re-read. In your completed task post, you must indicate which book is new and which is a re-read.

1. Read a book where at least 7 of the letters in CONSTRUCTION can be found in the title/subtitle. I read The Murder of King Tut This title has 2 T's, 2 R's, 1 U, 1 N, and 1 I, which is 7 letters from the word CONSTRUCTION:

2. Read a non-fiction book with the main page genre engineering or history. I read White Trash: The 400-Year Untold History of Class in America. This book is new to me.

Points: 130
Books read: 11
Tasks completed: 9
Tasks in progress: 1
GO: 2
Pages read: 3552
21757 20.10 - Group Reads.

I read The Prince and the Pauper for Opposites Attract, and posted in the group reads discussion thread. (I am post 9)

I believe this book counts as a ********Golden Oldie******* as it was published in 1881.

Points: 100
Books read: 9
Tasks completed: 7
Tasks in progress: 2
GO: 2
Pages read: 2934
Dec 28, 2016 07:04PM

21757 I had never read this book before -- in high school we stuck to Huck Finn and Tom Sawyer. What were the Connecticut Blue Code Laws to which MT referred in his General Note?
21757 20.1. Most Improved Player - CynBaxter's Task: Christmas in the
Option 1 - Read a book whose author's* initials can be found in the word CARIBBEAN. Letters may be used as often as they appear in the phrase. Middle initials may be used or ignored.

I read Adnan's Story: The Search for Truth and Justice After SerialRabia Chaudry Both her initials "r" and "c" are found in the word Caribbean.

Points: 80
21757 20.2. Rookie at the Top - Justme's Task: Fun & Games

1. Cards

Read a book that includes one of these words in the title/subtitle or series title: Ace, King, Queen, Jack, Hearts, Diamonds, Clubs, Spades, Card, or Cards. No variations permitted.

I read The Sultan and the Queen: The Untold Story of Elizabeth and Islam.

Points: 55
tasks complete: 5
tasks in progress: 1
books read: 6
Golden Oldies: 1
pages read: 1864
21757 5.1 - The Ancients
Help Thread
Read a book written by an author whose first and last name initials can be found in ANCIENT.

I read The A.B.C. Murders. By Agatha Christie. "A" and "C" are in the word "ancient." This book is a************ "Golden Oldie"************as it was published in 1936.

Points: 40
books read: 4
tasks completed: 4
Golden Oldies: 1
pages read: 1164
21757 10.4. Fire and Ice

Read a book with all letters of FIRE and of ICE found in the book’s title/subtitle/author name. Letters can be used only as many times as they appear in the title/subtitle/author name.

If Someone Says "You Complete Me," Run!: Whoopi's Big Book of Relationships.

IF SomEonE Says, "You Complete Me," Run! WhoopI's Big Book

Fire and Ice can be found in title and subtitle

points: 35
Books read: 3
Tasks completed: 3
pages read: 922
21757 20.7. Shorter is Sweeter - Elizabeth P's Task: One or Two?
Option 1: Eye or I:

I read Man of the World: The Further Endeavors of Bill Clinton. the subtitle has 2 I's, both in the name Bill ClInton.

points: 25
books read: 2
tasks completed: 2
pages read: 698
21757 5.5 - December, January, February

December is the 12th month, January is the 1st and February is the 2nd. Read a book with the number of pages as listed on Goodreads that includes the number 1 or 2.

I read When in French: Love in a Second Language, which has 256 pages per Goodreads.

points: 5
Books read: 1
task completed: 1
pages read: 256
Nov 30, 2016 06:49PM

10.3 - 3 X 3 (108 new)
Nov 30, 2016 04:54AM

21757 Dlmrose wrote: "No, The task requires a 3 word title."

Whoops! Ok thanks!
21757 20.7 - Shorter is Sweeter - Coralie's Task: The Cheekies.

Option 2: Verity - our granddaughter is not only the second child, but also the daughter of two second children and my husband and I are also both second children. Read a book that is the second in a series. It must be identified as #2 in a series in the Goodreads metadata (series #2).

I read The Secret Language of Stones, which is #2 in the La Lune series.

Points: 230
Books read: 20
tasks completed: 16
Golden Oldies: 2
Big Books: 2
pages read: 6785
10.3 - 3 X 3 (108 new)
Nov 29, 2016 05:04PM

21757 Does this work: Hungry Heart: Adventures in Life, Love, and Writing? Heart, Life and Love are all nouns (as are Adventure and Writing, used in this way)
21757 5.6 - Candy

The top-selling candy in the US is M&M’s. Read a book by an author who has at least 2 Ms in their GR name. One qualifying contributor in a book by multiple authors works.

I read Precious and Grace by Alexander McCall Smith, who has 2 M's in his name.

Points: 210
21757 Would Precious and Grace work for Book 2, B?
21757 25.6 - Dakimel's Task: Cool Fall Fun


A. Exploring the bike paths in my city. For this option, read a book with a bicycle on the cover. I read The Paris Key by Juliet Blackwell

B. Walking the dog in the park. For this option, read a book with a dog on the cover. The Underdogs by Melissa Fay Greene

Points: 205
Books read: 18
tasks completed: 14
tasks in progress: 1
Big Books: 2
Golden Oldies: 2
pages read: 6225
21757 20.2 - Rookie at the Top - Kim A's Task: The Pumpkin Capital of the World

1. Each year, a theme for the festival is selected through a voting process by community members. This year's theme is called Golden Pumpkin: A Celebration of 50 years, as this is 50th anniversary of the fair.

Read a book that was first published 50 or more years ago (1966 inclusive)

I read Mrs. McGinty's Dead. It was first published in 1952. This also makes is a ****Golden Oldie*****

Points: 180
Books read: 15
tasks completed: 12
task in progress: 1
Golden Oldies: 2
Big Books: 2
pages read: 5435
21757 15.5. Autumn Reads

Read a book from the Best Books to Read in autumn list Best Books to Read in Autumn
REQUIRED: Specify in your post the page of the list on which your book is found.

I read Hallowe'en Party, which was #18 on page 1.
It was published in 1969 so it is a *****Golden Oldie********

Points: 160
Books read: 14
Tasks completed: 12
Golden Oldies: 1
Big Books: 2
pages read: 4823
21757 5.7 - Desk Set

I read Siracusa, in which 2 of the 4 main characters are writers (one a playwright and author, the other a journalist and essayist).

Points: 145
Books read: 14
Tasks completed: 11
Big Books: 2
pages read: 4487

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